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Greatest NHL Uniform: 1993-2006 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim

NHL.com Staff Writer Amalie Benjamin relates how movie-inspired logo turned jersey into instant classic

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

The battle to be named Greatest NHL Uniform is waging, with fans having until Dec. 31 to visit NHL.com/GreatestUniforms to cast their votes for the Greatest NHL Uniform. Sponsored in Canada by Visa, the site takes users on a stunning visual history of the League, with an interactive gallery page providing a robust look at NHL franchises from the past 100 years and the uniforms that defined them.

NHL.com staffers are also sharing their picks. Today, NHL.com Staff Writer Amalie Benjamin explains the uniforms worn by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim are at the top of her list. 

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This Week in Centennial History

Hextall becomes first goalie to shoot, score; Beliveau debuts as Canadiens captain

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As part of the League's Centennial Celebration, NHL.com is taking a look back at memorable events each week.

Here are Centennial highlights for the week of Dec. 3-9:

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Greatest NHL Uniform: 1982-92 New Jersey Devils

NHL.com Senior Writer Dan Rosen explains how Christmas tree jerseys hooked him on hockey as 10-year-old

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

We all have our favorite team from when we were kids. Even if you get into the media side of the business, where anything short of objectivity should be unacceptable, you don't forget about the team and the players that got you hooked on the game.

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Gardiner's sacrifices helped Blackhawks win first Stanley Cup

Goaltender fought through pain, illness in series-clinching Game 4 shutout

by Stan Fischler / Special to NHL.com

When the Chicago Blackhawks joined the NHL for the 1926-27 season, there was concern that the franchise couldn't last in the city.

For one thing, the new club had to play at the 6,000-seat Chicago Coliseum, which was unfit for an up-and-coming franchise. For another, the Blackhawks lacked star-quality players.

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Greatest NHL Uniform: 1978-1985 Vancouver Canucks

Play-by-play announcer Kenny Albert explains unique jersey he wore growing up

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

To some, it's the ugliest jersey in the NHL's 100-year history. 

That never stopped a young Kenny Albert from wearing it to school on Long Island or to Madison Square Garden when his father, Marv Albert, was calling the play-by-play on the New York Rangers radio broadcasts.

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NHL 100 Classic

Stanley Cup, NHL Centennial Fan Arena part of NHL100 Classic PreGame

Senators, Canadiens to play at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa on Dec. 16

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TORONTO -- The National Hockey League (NHL) and its corporate partners will entertain hockey fans in Ottawa with The PreGame, the official tailgate party of the 2017 Scotiabank NHL100 Classic™ - the regular season outdoor game on Dec. 16 at Lansdowne Park between the Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the League's first games played on Dec. 19, 1917.

The two-day hockey-themed, family-friendly festival will be hosted at the Aberdeen Pavilion and Aberdeen Square (1000 Exhibition Way) in Ottawa on Saturday, Dec. 16 from 1-7 p.m. ET and Sunday, Dec. 17 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. ET. The PreGame is free of charge and open to fans of all ages. A ticket to the NHL100 Classic is not required for entry.

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Greatest NHL Uniform: 1998-2011 Nashville Predators

NHL.com Director of Editorial Shawn Roarke explains why expansion team's look his personal favorite

by Shawn P. Roarke @sroarke_nhl / NHL.com Director of Editorial

The battle to be named Greatest NHL Uniform is waging, with fans having until Dec. 31 to make their picks from 100 entries.

From now until the end of the year, NHL.com staffers will be weighing in with their favorites. Today, NHL.com Director of Editorial Shawn Roarke explains why the uniforms worn by the Nashville Predators from 1998-2011 are his favorite.

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This Week in Centennial History

Canadiens legend Beliveau dies; Bruins trade Thornton; NHL founded

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As part of the League's Centennial Celebration, NHL.com is taking a look back at memorable events each week.

Here are Centennial highlights for the week of Nov. 26 - Dec. 2:

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Cooperalls made Flyers 'look bigger'

Philadelphia players from early 1980s reflect on pants in running for Greatest NHL Uniform

by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

The secret to the Philadelphia Flyers' size and strength in the early 1980s apparently wasn't their big, physical players.

It was their pants.

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Documentary helps Hall of Famers appreciate League history

Former players join Commissioner Bettman for screening of 'The NHL: 100 Years'

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

NEW YORK -- Ken Daneyko calls himself a bit of a hockey historian, or at the very least a former NHL player who respects and appreciates the history of the game and the League.

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